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Black dot on toilet paper in public toilet

30 January, 2017

Question:

I am in my early 60s, in menopause for eight years. After urinating, the toilet wouldn't flush, so looking in, I saw what looked like a black ant (a little smaller), on the toilet paper. This was in a semi–public toilet, in my father's room in a nursing home, where several of us use the toilet. A day or two before I had seen something similar floating in the water (I don't remember in which toilet). Do I need to ask a she'eila? Thank you.


Answer:

You may disregard what you saw in the water. We can attribute it to a dirty bowl or other users.

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